Prerequisites: 69:251 and 69:263.

The intercept between psychiatric nursing and gerontology focuses on mental health promotion and mental illness including specialized approaches needed to understand and care for older adults. This psychogeriatric nursing course involves discussion of theory related to psychosocial assessment, mental health promotion and psychopathology of later life. 69:265 Integrated Practice II offered at the completion of this course provides the student with opportunity for the application of this theory in practise.

1.5 lecture hours per term, one term

Successors: 69:265.

Transfer Equivalents: Look up 69:271 in the BU Course Transfer Database.